Thursday, September 5, 2019


Community Event
Art@Bainbridge Block Party
WHEN: Saturday, September 14, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
158 Nassau Street, Princeton

Following extensive restoration, historic Bainbridge House in downtown Princeton has been transformed into Art@Bainbridge, a gallery project of the Princeton University Art Museum. The intimate new space will feature the work of emerging contemporary artists. Join us and our neighbors at 158 Nassau Street as we celebrate the grand opening of Art@Bainbridge with a ribbon cutting, live music, exhibition tours, and family-friendly activities.

Late Thursdays
Nassau Street Sampler
WHEN: Thursday, September 12, 5–8 p.m.

Kick off the semester with an evening of food, drink, art and music at the annual Nassau Street Sampler. Stay late in the galleries, savor tastes from local restaurants and enjoy musical performances by some of Princeton’s favorite student groups.

A Vital Legacy
WHEN: Thursday, September 19; Friday, September 20

Master printmaker Kenneth Tyler, whose collaborations with Helen Frankenthaler created milestones in the history of prints, and renowned curator Ruth Fine, who organized the 1993 retrospective of the artist's prints, kick off this two-day academic symposium with a public conversation. The following day, artists, art historians, and other scholars will gather to discuss Frankenthaler’s work, legacy and the ways in which abstraction expanded the possibilities of expression and remains a vital practice in contemporary art today. Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Helen Frankenthaler Prints: Seven Types of Ambiguity.

Save the Date
Cocktails and Curators
WHEN: Thursday, September 26, 6 p.m.

Graduate students from all departments are invited to join Museum curators for a relaxed evening of artful and art-full conversation in the galleries. Refreshments, including wine and a special cocktail, will be served.